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POINT FORECAST MATRICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
339 AM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

SCZ050-302100-
CHARLESTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-CHARLESTON SC
32.91N  80.03W ELEV. 45 FT
339 AM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

DATE             SUN 08/30/15            MON 08/31/15            TUE 09/01/15
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      82          73          85          73          84
TEMP          74 73 80 82 77 75 74 74 73 73 81 85 82 77 76 74 73 73 81 84 83 77
DEWPT         71 72 74 73 73 72 72 72 73 73 74 74 74 74 74 73 73 73 74 73 74 74
RH            90 97 82 74 87 90 93 93100100 79 70 77 90 94 97100100 79 70 74 90
WIND DIR      NE NE  E  E  E SE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE  S  S  E  E  E SE SE  S
WIND SPD       2  5  8  9  8  6  5  5  5  4  6  9 11  6  3  3  0  2  6  9  9  4
CLOUDS        B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     70          80          80          40          50
QPF 12HR                   0.53        0.72        0.87        0.17        0.18
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     C  L  L  L  L  L  C  L  L  D  D  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS             S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  S


DATE          WED 09/02/15  THU 09/03/15  FRI 09/04/15  SAT 09/05/15
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          74    87      73    87      73    87      73    87
TEMP          74 75 87 79   75 74 87 80   74 74 86 79   75 74 87 79
DEWPT         74 74 73 73   73 74 72 74   74 74 73 73   74 73 72 73
PWIND DIR        SE     E      SE     E      SE     E       E     E
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         40    50      20    50      30    40      30    40
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
GAZ118-302100-
SAVANNAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT-INLAND CHATHAM GA
32.12N  81.20W ELEV. 50 FT
339 AM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

DATE             SUN 08/30/15            MON 08/31/15            TUE 09/01/15
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      83          73          86          73          85
TEMP          74 73 79 83 81 77 75 74 74 73 81 86 82 77 76 75 74 74 81 85 84 78
DEWPT         72 73 74 73 73 73 73 72 72 73 74 74 74 74 74 74 73 74 75 74 75 75
RH            93100 85 72 77 87 94 93 93100 79 68 77 90 94 97 97100 82 70 74 91
WIND DIR      NE NE  E  E  E  E  E SE SE  E SE  E SE SE SE  S NW NE  E  E SE SE
WIND SPD       2  5  8  9  9  6  5  3  3  3  3 10 11  6  3  2  0  2  6  8  9  4
CLOUDS        OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     70          60          60          40          60
QPF 12HR                   0.53        0.38        0.42        0.12        0.24
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     L  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  C  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S


DATE          WED 09/02/15  THU 09/03/15  FRI 09/04/15  SAT 09/05/15
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          73    86      73    87      72    87      73    87
TEMP          75 75 85 79   74 74 87 79   74 73 87 79   75 74 87 81
DEWPT         73 73 73 73   73 72 72 73   73 73 73 73   74 73 73 72
PWIND DIR         E     E      SE     E      SE     E       E     E
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B2
POP 12HR         40    50      40    50      30    40      40    40
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ050-302100-
CHARLESTON WATERFRONT-CHARLESTON SC
32.78N  79.94W ELEV. 10 FT
339 AM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

DATE             SUN 08/30/15            MON 08/31/15            TUE 09/01/15
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      82          75          84          75          83
TEMP          76 74 80 82 79 77 76 76 76 75 81 84 82 78 77 77 75 76 81 83 82 78
DEWPT         72 73 74 73 73 72 73 73 74 73 74 74 74 74 74 74 73 74 74 74 74 74
RH            87 97 82 74 82 85 90 90 94 94 79 72 77 88 90 90 94 94 79 74 77 88
WIND DIR       E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE  S  S SE  E  E SE  S  S
WIND SPD       3  9 10 10 10  9  9 10  8  6  8 12 13 10  9  8  3  4  9 11 11  8
CLOUDS        B2 B2 OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     70          80          80          50          50
QPF 12HR                   0.55        0.88        0.81        0.24        0.18
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  L  D  D  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS             S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  S


DATE          WED 09/02/15  THU 09/03/15  FRI 09/04/15  SAT 09/05/15
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          76    85      75    85      75    85      75    86
TEMP          77 77 85 79   76 76 85 81   77 76 85 80   76 76 85 80
DEWPT         75 74 73 73   73 74 72 74   74 74 73 73   74 73 72 72
PWIND DIR        SE    SE      SE     E      SE     E       E     E
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         50    50      30    50      30    40      40    40
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ048-302100-
BEAUFORT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION-BEAUFORT SC
32.48N  80.72W ELEV. 37 FT
339 AM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

DATE             SUN 08/30/15            MON 08/31/15            TUE 09/01/15
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      82          73          85          73          84
TEMP          75 74 80 82 80 76 76 75 74 73 80 85 82 76 76 75 73 74 81 84 83 78
DEWPT         72 73 73 73 73 72 72 72 73 73 75 75 74 74 74 74 73 74 74 74 74 74
RH            90 97 79 74 79 87 87 90 97100 85 72 77 94 94 97100100 79 72 74 88
WIND DIR      NE NE  E  E  E SE SE SE SE  E SE SE SE SE SE  S NE NE  E SE SE SE
WIND SPD       2  5  8  9  8  6  5  4  5  4  5  9 10  6  4  2  0  2  6  8  8  5
CLOUDS        B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     70          70          70          40          60
QPF 12HR                   0.52        0.45        0.54        0.14        0.17
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     L  L  L  L  L  L  C  L  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  C  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S


DATE          WED 09/02/15  THU 09/03/15  FRI 09/04/15  SAT 09/05/15
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          74    85      74    86      74    87      74    87
TEMP          75 75 85 79   75 75 86 80   76 75 87 80   77 75 87 81
DEWPT         74 74 73 73   73 73 73 73   74 73 72 73   73 73 72 73
PWIND DIR        SE     E      SE     E      SE     E       E     E
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         40    40      40    50      30    40      30    40
RAIN SHWRS     C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C    C  C  C  C

$$
SCZ043-302100-
WALTERBORO-INLAND COLLETON SC
32.91N  80.67W ELEV. 98 FT
339 AM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

DATE             SUN 08/30/15            MON 08/31/15            TUE 09/01/15
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      83          71          85          71          87
TEMP          72 72 80 83 79 75 73 72 71 72 80 85 83 76 74 72 72 72 81 86 85 78
DEWPT         70 71 73 72 72 72 71 72 71 72 74 74 74 74 74 72 72 72 73 73 73 74
RH            93 97 79 70 79 90 93100100100 82 70 74 94100100100100 77 65 67 88
WIND DIR      NE NE  E  E  E  E SE  E NE NE  E SE SE SE SE  E NE NE  E SE SE SE
WIND SPD       2  4  5  5  5  4  3  2  2  2  4  6  8  4  1  0  0  0  6  8  8  4
CLOUDS        B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     60          50          50          40          50
QPF 12HR                   0.48        0.38        0.56           0        0.11
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     C  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S
TSTMS             S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C     S  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  S


DATE          WED 09/02/15  THU 09/03/15  FRI 09/04/15  SAT 09/05/15
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          72    87      72    88      72    88      72    89
TEMP          73 73 87 78   73 73 88 80   74 73 88 79   74 73 88 80
DEWPT         73 73 74 73   73 73 71 73   73 73 71 73   73 72 71 72
PWIND DIR         E     E      SE     E      SE     E       E     E
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B1 B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20    40      20    50      20    40      20    40
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$
GAZ099-302100-
METTER-CANDLER GA
32.40N  82.06W ELEV. 197 FT
339 AM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

DATE             SUN 08/30/15            MON 08/31/15            TUE 09/01/15
EDT 3HRLY     05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20 23 02 05 08 11 14 17 20
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      85          72          86          72          86
TEMP          72 73 79 84 83 78 75 74 73 72 80 86 84 78 75 74 73 73 80 86 85 79
DEWPT         71 72 73 73 73 73 73 72 72 72 73 74 74 74 74 73 72 73 75 74 74 75
RH            97 97 82 70 72 85 94 93 97100 79 68 72 88 97 97 97100 85 68 70 88
WIND DIR       E NE  E  E  E  E  E  E  E NE NE  E  E SE  S  S  N NE  E  E SE SE
WIND SPD       2  4  5  5  5  4  3  2  2  2  4  6  8  3  1  0  0  0  5  8  6  2
CLOUDS        OV OV B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 B2
POP 12HR                     60          40          50          30          50
QPF 12HR                   0.49        0.33        0.19           0        0.18
SNOW 12HR                 00-00       00-00       00-00
RAIN SHWRS     C  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  C  C  C  C  S
TSTMS             S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C     S  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  S


DATE          WED 09/02/15  THU 09/03/15  FRI 09/04/15  SAT 09/05/15
EDT 6HRLY     02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20   02 08 14 20
UTC 6HRLY     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00

MIN/MAX          72    87      72    88      72    88      72    88
TEMP          73 73 87 78   74 73 87 79   74 73 88 79   74 73 88 81
DEWPT         73 73 73 73   73 73 71 73   73 73 72 73   73 73 71 72
PWIND DIR         E     E       E     E       E     E       E     E
WIND CHAR        LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT      LT    LT
AVG CLOUDS    B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B2 B2   B2 B1 B1 B1
POP 12HR         20    40      20    50      20    40      20    40
RAIN SHWRS     S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C    S  S  C  C

$$

PRODUCT KEY...

--- CLOUD COVER ---
CODE   PERCENTAGE            SKY COVER DAY/NIGHT
 CL    0 TO <=5 PERCENT      SUNNY/CLEAR
 FW    >5 TO <=25 PERCENT    SUNNY/MOSTLY CLEAR
 SC    >25 TO <=50 PERCENT   PARTLY CLOUDY
 B1    >50 TO <=69 PERCENT   MOSTLY CLOUDY
 B2    >69 TO <=87 PERCENT   MOSTLY CLOUDY
 OV    >87 TO 100 PERCENT    CLOUDY

--- OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISIBILITY ---    --- WEATHER COVERAGE ---
CODE   TYPE                           CODE   QUALIFYING TERM
 F     FOG                             S     SLIGHT
 PF    PATCHY FOG                      C     CHANCE
 F+    DENSE FOG                       L     LIKELY
 PF+   PATCHY DENSE FOG                O     OCCASIONAL
 H     HAZE                            D     DEFINITE
 BS    BLOWING SNOW
 K     SMOKE
 BD    BLOWING DUST
 AF    VOLCANIC ASHFALL

--- EXTENDED WIND FORECAST CHARACTER ---
                           12-HR MAX SUSTAINED
CODE   WIND CHARACTER          WIND SPEED
 LT    LIGHT                   < 8 MPH
 GN    GENTLE                  8-14 MPH
 BZ    BREEZY                  15-22 MPH
 WY    WINDY                   23-30 MPH
 VW    VERY WINDY              31-39 MPH
 SD    STRONG/DAMAGING         >=40 MPH

$$



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